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Social Welfare
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo kicked off Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s Senior Hunger Awareness Campaign, “March for Meals” on Thursday. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded two more of the six BlueAngel grants to the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket and Farm Fresh Rhode Island. These two $30,000 grants are part of a BlueAngel Community Health Grant program focusing on childhood obesity and health. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state to retire, according to Bankrate.com, based on cost of living, crime rate, health care quality, state and local tax burden, personal well-being for seniors and weather. more
The Ocean State falls in the middle of the pack when it comes to the best and worst states for women, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. more
When the report, “The State of Working Rhode Island 2015: Workers of Color,” was released late last year, Anna Cano Morales used it to delve deeper and highlight issues facing Latinos in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island writers Julie Danho O’Connell, Sussy Santana and Susannah Strong have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
In its fifth year, Bike Newport Night 2016 is raising funds for dedicated bike-friendly initiatives on March 3. The event, which has a $20 admission fee, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Midtown Oyster Bar, 345 Thames St. more
Navigant Credit Union is awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Rhode Island. The deadline for applying for scholarships is May 2. more
TransCanada, an energy sponsor for the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund, has presented a $15,000 grant to the fund, which will help keep the heat on in 35 Rhode Island households. more
Kelly Henry is the manager of residential advocacy at Sojourner House in Providence, a positon she has held for three years. She has been working in direct services for domestic violence and sexual assault for nearly 20 years, work she began after graduating from Illinois State University with degrees in English and women’s studies. Here, Henry describes the need for support services for men who are victims of domestic violence. more
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